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Re: st: experience with STATA for student use

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: experience with STATA for student use
Date   Mon, 24 Mar 2008 13:26:45 +0000 (GMT)

At the last North American Stata Users Group Meeting Nicholas Jon
Horton gave a talk titled " Agony and ecstasy: Teaching a
computationally intensive introductory statistics course using Stata".
You can download the talk at:

Hope this helps,

--- "P. Rao Sahib" <> wrote:

> Dear Stata users, I am exploring the option of using STATA for
> teaching 
> for a senior bachelor level/master level course. I am curious about
> the 
> experiences of others at universities  with using STATA for teaching.
> EVIEWS (an econometric software package) is already installed in the 
> student computer labs so acquiring any additional competing software 
> needs justification. I prefer STATA as my students work mainly with 
> panel data models and EVIEWS seems very time-series oriented (and has
> fewer internet resources to learn more about the program).  I would 
> happy for any tips/advice regarding using STATA on student networks, 
> Gradplan or using small STATA.
> Dr. Padma Rao Sahib
> Department of International Economics and Business
> Faculty of Economics and Business
> University of Groningen
> Groningen, The Netherlands
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Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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